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Disability and the labour market : an analysis of British males

Kidd, Michael P., Sloane, Peter, & Ferko, Ivan (2000) Disability and the labour market : an analysis of British males. Journal of Health Economics, 19(6), pp. 961-981.

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Abstract

This paper attempts, using data from the British Labour Force Survey 1996, to examine to what extent differences in labour market outcomes between able-bodied and disabled men may be attributed to differences in endowments of human capital and associated productivity differences. Both labour force participation and selectivity corrected human capital equations are estimated and decomposition techniques applied to them. Using the methodology of Baldwin and Johnson [Baldwin, M., Johnson, W.G., 1994. Labor market discrimination against men with disabilities. Journal of Human Resources, XXIX(1), Winter, 1–19], the employment effects of wage discrimination against the disabled are also estimated. Evidence of both substantial wage and participation rate differences between able-bodied and disabled men are found, which have implications for the operation of the 1995 Disability Discrimination Act.

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ID Code: 53889
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Disability; Labour force participation; Wage discrimination
DOI: 10.1016/S0167-6296(00)00043-6
ISSN: 0167-6296
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ECONOMICS (140000)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Economics & Finance
Deposited On: 10 Oct 2012 08:41
Last Modified: 10 Oct 2012 08:41

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